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4.1 Criminal Justice System Process | ICCS Crimes Levels 02 & 03
4.1.1.3 Persons brought into Formal Contact for: Drug possession (ICCS 06011)
Total of Persons brought into Formal Contact with the Police and/or the criminal justice system for Drug possession, at the national level.
"FORMAL CONTACT" may include persons suspected, or arrested, or cautioned, for a criminal offence, at the national level.

[Sources: Data are provided by Member States through the United Nations Survey on Crime Trends and Operations of Criminal Justice Systems (UN-CTS). Definition of “drug possession” is from the International Classification of Crime for Statistical Purposes (ICCS), p.63.]

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Antigua and Barbuda2020105 
Argentina------ 
Bahamas20211,483 
Barbados2021346 
Belize2020440 
Bolivia------ 
Brazil------ 
Canada202114,177 
Chile202155 
Colombia------ 
Costa Rica2018985 
Dominica20210 
Dominican Republic------ 
Ecuador------ 
El Salvador20212,010 
Grenada2021164 
Guatemala201995 
Guyana2021191 
Haiti------ 
Honduras------ 
Jamaica2021586 
Mexico202184,094 
Nicaragua------ 
Panama2021236 
Paraguay20191,486 
Peru20212,525 
Saint Kitts and Nevis20213 
Saint Lucia2021123 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines2019159 
Suriname202117 
Trinidad and Tobago2020771 
United States20201,001,914 
Uruguay------ 
Venezuela------ 
Regions
 
    
01. Americas------ 
02. Caribbean------ 
03. Central America------ 
04. North America20201,093,857 
05. South America------ 
* Alertamerica adopts the use of commas to indicate figures un the thousands (1,000) while points signal decimals (10.5).